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Jul 1, 2011 5:00am PDT
of commuters have to make other plans. claudine wong is live in larkspur to tell us about a strike that is stopping ferry service. >> reporter: we have seen a couple people show up. trying to figure out what to go and where to go from here. they know the ferry service has been canceled today because of a strike that was supposed to start at 4:00 a.m. this morning. we have not seen any picketers on the line this morning. now we did just see a commuter arrive in the last 20 minutes or so. he wasn't sure what his day was going to bring. >> down here see what the going on. there is a bus stop on the corner there. he's going to pick you up there, make the loop around and take you into the city. >> great. what about the ride home in the afternoon from the city? are there buses coming back here? >> we don't know that yet. >> really? >> if you want to take your chance you can drive to the bus pass or you can take it up to spencer and catch it there. >> okay. >> at this moment we don't know what is going to happen up there. >> thank you. >> reporter: if you get on a bus you might not be abl
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 12:00pm PDT
was suspended after a postal carrier had a run-in with a dog named mocha. but as claudine wong reports, neighbors are not convinced mocha was a threat. >> reporter: for days, mail boxes in this neighborhood sat empty. postal carriers did not come to this block on friday, saturday or monday. the reason, this little dog named mocha. mocha is a 1 1/2-year-old chihuahua who has lived in the neighborhood for a couple of months. >> you know the dog? >> yeah, i met the dog before. >> reporter: mocha was running around near her home last thursday. her owner who didn't want to go on camera told us the postal carrier was walking down the street when mocha ran up to him and ran around him a couple of times. she said she didn't think it was a big deal but the postal carrier got scared, saying he was putting the mail on hold and took off. mocha's owners weren't the only ones affected by this. other neighbors said the postal service sent them a letter saying they wouldn't get their mail until this issue resolved. for three days, residents who wanted their mail had to go to the post office and get it
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 12:00pm PDT
but not before it caused confusion for passengers and workers alike, claudine wong headed out to cover the strike and was among those surprised when workers showed up as usual. >> at this moment we don't know what is going to happen. all right. >> so if you get on a bus you may not be able to get back here, i guess. >> somehow we will find a way. >> that passenger left by bus at 4:50. he had no way of knowing the strike that had been announced was cancelled. union workers were use as confused. >> you don't see any signs up so i guess we are supposed to work. >> supposed to work. you didn't know anything about a strike. >> no, i had not heard anything about a strike. >> they opened. it wasn't until later they made it official. >> they are not striking today and we will be running service. >> both sides blamed the other for confusion but once the word got out passengers showed up. >> you look like you are being patient. >> yes, i am. >> very happy to throw plan b. >> in the car on the way to the city. >> i started driving in then i came around and came back. >> all of this over ticket agents that f
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 7:00am PDT
in the -- will file in the shebocenter -- claudine wong has more. >> reporter: you can actually watch us here on this big screen behind us. you can see -- we're seeing the same picture that you were showing earlier of . of getting ready an -- of nasa of people getting ready. people are gathering for the launch, if it happens an people already start arriving early. >> it's different is -- watching it on youtube, it is life. it's is -- it is live. but watching 2 live is -- it's like the -- watching it live is -- it's like the end of an era. >> reporter: back live here, had is the picture inside the megadome inside the shebot cyan center -- science center. the nice thing about this is you get to watch it with people who are also excite about this history-making event and two there are scientists onhand, astronomer the here that can make it part -- astronomers here that can make it part of the experience. people have say this is a and he want to be here -- this is sad and they want to be here. the folks we talked to said we'll be ready to come back. we'll continue to watch things here an we'll ch
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 6:00am PDT
a strike is called off. claudine wong is at larkspur. >> reporter: there was a lot of confusion this morning. commuters we talked to are glad to see these boats up and running. the workers who were supposed to be on strike for one day strike actually showed up for work, opened these gates and allowed the passengers back on. that's when they decided to say ferry service will be back up and running this morning and it is. the first boat was able to get out of here just about ten minutes ago. passengers getting ready for a 6:35 service out of here. that is the next ferry that will be coming out. what was all the confusion this morning? well, it was a press released issued at 3:00 yesterday afternoon that said from the union they would be going on strike today for a one-day strike. they are upset about automation that will eliminate ticket takers jobs. the district that heard about the press release decided if they are not going to show up for work they will have to cancel service. so they did. the union at 9:00 told the district we will show up to work. the district said we are not
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 5:00am PDT
needs a new home after fire hours ago ripped through the home they just moved into. ktvu claudine wong is there now to tell us what this family is facing. claudine. >> reporter: dave, i want to show you what is left of some of the insides of this home on the 1800 block of foothill boulevard. if you look you can see what firefighters ripped out of the inside as they were fighting this fire and doing the cleanup afterwards. take a look at this victorian. they are multi unit. there are two doors leading in. there is a unit in the back as well. still unclear how the fire started. but it does appear a family was move into the second floor of this building and overnight the flames broke out. this happened after 10:00 last night. crews were actually here within a couple of minutes and initially there was a lot of concern because the fire looked like it was heading to the building next door. building out here are close together so firefighters called in reenforcement. >> started in on the second floor. we struck a second alarm immediately because it looked like it was heading to the secondary
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 5:00am PDT
be tomorrow. >>> there are parties here in the bay area celebrating the final shuttle launch. claudine wong is at shabo space and science center. they have a lot of great people to answer questions there. good morning, claudine. >> reporter: good morning, pam. they want to celebrate the history making portion of this day and celebrate all the years of nasa space exploration and what is happening today. we are at chebout. they will open at 7:30. i guess at this point everyone wondering if this large will happen. we will go back live at this picture you showed us. this is the shuttle atlantis where the crew has gotten on board that shuttle and they were saled in at 5:06 is when they will be sealing those doors. they will pull away the walkway at 6:21. everyone operating on the assumption that this will go forward. in just about 15 minutes the jet will take off to get a better gauge of that weather. that may give us a better indication of whether or not we will see this launch happening. rain could delay it. the weekend doesn't look better. fit doesn't happen by monday we could be looking at a
FOX
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am PDT
>>> it's monday july 18th i'm claudine wong in for pam cook. >> and i'm kraig debro. dave clark is off also. >> steve paulson is here. we do have patchy fog that's it. that fog bank went well inland. that is not the case today. higher clouds could drift across mendocino county. lake county. maybe northern sonoma as rain is falling. look for 70s and a few low 80s. here is tara. >>> here's a look at 101 through san francisco. you can tell we will have a nice warm day. it's not foggy there like our cameras were socked in all last week. that is good news. up next we have the bay bridge toll plaza. we've had a little bit of backup. 5:00 let's head back to the desk. >>> topping our news at 5:00 three people hurt in an overnight shooting in san jose. police say it happened before midnight on genie avenue. jade hernandez joins us live to tell us the search for the suspects is now under way. >> reporter: we can tell you right now we are live in this neighborhood where the shooting happened last night. police aren't here anymore at the scene. we have checked in with the department for an
FOX
Jul 3, 2011 10:00pm PDT
chopper crashed while he was crop dusting in eastern contra costa county. claudine wong reports. >> reporter: emergency crews got the call about 6:30 this morning. they raced to this field near sellers and highway 4 on the outskirts of brentwood and found the crop dusting chopper down. >> when we arrived at the scene we had one helicopter down with the victim still inside. >> reporter: the pilot had some scary moments when his chopper fell 20 feet to the ground. emergency crews say he was in the process of spraying local fields and say mechanical failure is to blame for his crash in this corn field. >> we have a lot of corn that's produced in this area. he was spraying the crop, spraying the corn. and he was turning around and he lost control of his vehicle and he had a mechanical failure. >> reporter: the pilot was the only person on board and was cautious. firefighters say he is well known in the area and knows this terrain well. >> he's very familiar with this area. what i'm being told is he sprays the majority of the fields in this local region. >> reporter: not the day th
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 6:00am PDT
claudine wong has the story of a family pet that's now accused of causing suspended mail service to a vallejo neighborhood. claudine. >> reporter: yes. mail service was stopped here for several days all because of this incident between a dog versus a mail carrier. i want to show you a picture of the dog who apparently caused all of this mess. this is mocha. a one and a half-year-old chihuahua that lives here in vallejo. mocha's owner says she was standing outside her house last thursday with mocha. she says the carrier was walking across the street and the dog did go and circle the postal carrier a couple times. according to her the carrier got upset, said he was withholding service to the neighborhood and took off and that's the last time anyone saw their mail until just yesterday. i just talked to a neighbor who says he feels like this entire situation is an overreaction. >> the whole neighborhood shouldn't be -- be hostage. >> reporter: you didn't get your mail? >> that's right. we did not get it. >> reporter: did you finally get it yesterday? >> yes, we did. hopefully they go
FOX
Jul 1, 2011 4:30am PDT
's go live to claudine wong to explain more why some commuters may be out of luck. claudine. >> reporter: sal, there is a strike officially under way. we are at the larks purr ferry terminal and these gates are down. they will all be closed today because of a one-day strike. the district made the decision yesterday after the union issued a press release start strike. ticket takers are striking for one day as they plan to replace those workers with ticket machines. word began to spread yesterday and people started making other plans. >> pride means i'm going to to stay home and make it work out tomorrow. >> reporter: the district told us they have been in association with the ticket takers union for month. the contract with its workers expired at midnight preponderate district says this -- >> the ticket machine is right there. bart runs an incredible system on bart ma means. we are not happy about that. we are not happy that is the direction we need to go. >> all right again no ferry service from marin county. >>> major cut backs a the the san jose fire department ahead of a hot and dry f
FOX
Jul 22, 2011 7:00am PDT
's weapon. ktvu's claudine wong is live in the newsroom this morning with that part of the story. >> up until now, it was assumed that kenneth harding died because police shot him. so the focus has been on whether the shooting was focused or not -- was justified or not. the chief says tests reveal that harding killed himself with his own gun. in the last few years, officers only used .40 callie bur gunman. the bullet taken from harding's head was a million 3 weapon. >> the bullet removed from list head is not consistent with the ammunition used in the police department. >> people could cover things up. you never know. >> reporter: the shooting has prompted several rowdy demonstrations in the last six days. you are looking at a video. this was a meeting to try to ease tensions. the big question now is where is that gun to police believe harding used to kill himself. at this point they did recover a .45 caliber handgun. now police don't believe it belonged to harding. at this point, it's a $1,000 reward they are offering for the recovery of that gun. live in the newsroom claudine wong, kt
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 4:30am PDT
, july 20th i'm mike mibach in for dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong, pam cook also has the day off. let's get a look at your weather and traffic. good morning, steve. >> good morning, claudine and mike. we have clear
FOX
Jul 20, 2011 6:00am PDT
mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's get a look at your weather and traffic this morning. hi steve. >> hello claudine. we have mostly clear skies. temperatures will be warming up. we're already in the 50s and 60s expect for some fog. there won't be much to stop us from get into the 80s for some inland everyone upper 80s and a few low 90s. we will take a look at average temperatures coming up. here is sal. >>> steve, right now traffic in marin county looks pretty good. there is road work there. you can see it northbound 101 just past the marin county civic center. this is just up the way to the parkway there. one lane is closed. the cones are still up. be careful with the workers once you move over at least slow it down as you pass the workers. it looks like they may be picking up the cones. this is a look at northbound 101 in san francisco. traffic is moving along nicely. there is a day-time baseball game today at at & t park. the game starts at 12:30. should be over by 4:00. >>> arson investigators are working to determine what caused eight u-haul trucks to catch fire. it started
FOX
Jul 13, 2011 7:00am PDT
it are getting back to normal. live in vallejo, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it is 7:04. a memorial service is set to get underway a few hours from now for one of the victims of the tragic fishing trip it in mexico. leslie yee is the only person confirmed so far. his body washed ashore after the boat capsized and sanked off baja on july 3rd. the coast guard is no throwner losing for the seven still missing but families say they it will push for it that. >>> police say 22-year-old it it -year-old paul tamai -- police say 22-year-old paul tamai got washed away it while surfing. >>> >>> 7:05, it. uwalami camp in berkeley is it back open. bolt of the camps are right outside yosemite -- both of the camps are right outside of yosemite park t tests show the norovirus is it part of the reasons. results are not back for the it tests at camp mathers. they are checking the food and bathrooms and scouring with disinfectant. >>> new this morning, a healthier choice for kids when they take them if out to eat. 19 chains, including burger it king, will stop putting fridays and soda ton it the menu.
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
:00 this morning the man accused of walking off with a picasso drawing will appear in court. ktvu claudine wong live now with a preview about all of this and to tell us about what the suspect is also connected to. claudine. >> reporter: certainly we are learning more, dave, this morning about 30-year-old mark lugo. he is expected to be in court at 9:00 this morning at the hall of justice. a lot of people want to talk to him. it's not just authorities here. he's not just accused of stealing a picasso in san francisco he's also accused of stealing art and wine in new jersey. leaving a san francisco art gallery allegedly with a $200,000 picasso drawing. he was arrested but the story made his way out to new jersey. the police there got video of him from san francisco and then realized they have the same guy. that lead to the raid of his home. we also learned this morning he's also wanted for a case in township where he apparently is accused of stealing wine from a liquor store. a couple of bottles valued at $2,000 a pop. so a lot on his we have looked at surveillance video from one of the n cases o
FOX
Jul 15, 2011 12:00pm PDT
to pile up here and against the country. ktvu's claudine wong joins us live with what happened in court and what happens next. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori, yes, he appeared here in court but there is a growing line of people who want to talk to him. he is also wanted to crimes in new york and new jersey. we were not allowed to take pictures of 30-year-old mark lugo in court this courtroom. a little surprising when his picture is at the heart of several cases against him. photos from three states all allegedly show lugo committing crimes. we first learned about lugo earlier this month. police say this photo shows him just walking away after stealing a $200,000 picasso drawing. then in jail lugo made a call to a friend. >> and he said to her that she is going to be receiving a fed ex package with keys to his apartment in it, and there is going to be instructions in there. he needs her to remove certain items from his apartment. >> reporter: that call, which was monitored turned out to be critical to a new york case where a picasso painting had been stoling from a hotel. pictures fro
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm PDT
paroled sex offenders. as claudine wong reported, part of the emphasis for that was the jaycee dugard case. >> reporter: law enforcement teams gathered before dawn this week across the bay area. >> open the door. >> reporter: their target, sex offenders who violate parol. in this case, curfew. >> i had a seizure friday night. i said, i thought everything was going to be all right, because i was going to call my parol officer and let them know. >> reporter: they have a goal, to check on every paroled sex offender in the state. our cameras got a look. >> operation safe playgrounds follows criticism after jaycee dugard's discovery. the department of corrections promised changes especially after a large parolee at large. >> we were hoverrering around 19, 18% as a state and the national average was quite a bit lower. >> so us three are going together in the front. >> there's going to be a living room to the right. >> reporter: since january, parol apprehension teams have been charged with locating every parolee at large whom they consider a high risk to public safety. >> it bumped up significan
FOX
Jul 27, 2011 12:00pm PDT
deed is shot and is now fighting for his life in a hospital. good afternoon. i'm claudine wong in for tori campbell. >>> right now, police are searching for a gunman in an early-morning shooting that left a man critically injured. police say the victim was with his family trying to help the home les when he was shot. 2 it happened just after 1:00 at 42nd street and that's where paul chambers is. >> reporter: claudine we just moved to oakland pd. the victim is a 29-year-old man. he and his family give back to the community frequently and they were doing just that this morning. >> out there late at night cooking food to give to people. >> reporter: he says he was there when the victim was shot. >> i was standing right there. the kids are hollering, his wife is hollering. >> reporter: they had just served food to international boulevard and then drove down to 42nd avenue. it's when they were in the 1000 block of 42nd when he heard shots fired. >> van went behind us, stopped, backed up. automatic of a sudden -- all of a sudden, three shots and then two more shot the. >> reporter: h
FOX
Jul 29, 2011 12:00pm PDT
claudine wong in to tori campbell. >>> right now hundreds are remembering a law enforcement officer killed while off-duty trying to help a friend. >>> craig deb bo joins us from marin county with more on the man who friends say had a heart of gold, craig. >> reporter: thank you, claudine, this is the memorial program they are handing out for the officer shot and killed last week, actually taking place around the corner there at the veteran's memorial. friends, family and law enforcement saying goodbye. a procession lead the hearse down south, inside the body of jim jim mathisson. when he lost his life he wasn't on duty, he was helping a friend. >> this is an emotional day. >> reporter: he got a call from a friend, she needed a help removing a boyfriend from her home. that man shot him to death when he arrived. the woman's brother shot him, who was a parolee who had been booked into jail many times. >> if he could tell you to quit crying. suck it up buttercup was one of his favorite sayings. >> the marine county law enforcement community turned out in masse. she got into law enforcement a
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 4:30am PDT
'm claudine wong in for pam cook this morning. let's check your weather and traffic. steve, it was smoking hot yesterday. same thing today? >> if you're by the coast it won't be as bad. it's clear and a sign of west wind. inland it will
FOX
Jul 4, 2011 6:00am PDT
of july i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong. pam cook has the day off. >>> we are following breaking news in san francisco. firefighters were called to an apartment fire on mission street. allie rasmus just got there on the ground. what is happening? >> reporter: dave, we are seeing a lot of activity here in the last 15-20 minutes. this is the 4,000 block of mission street. right now you can hear glass breaking. there are firefighters inside the top floor of that building you are looking at. they are breaking out the glass. there is also a bunch of firefighters on the roof trying to tackle this fire from up above. that building that you are looking at is not where it started. when we arrived here 20 minutes ago we could see flames shooting from the top second floor windows of this building. now the call about the fire came in just before 6:00. again, it started in a flee- story build -- three-story building with two apartments inside. i talked to the gentleman that lives in the second floor. he's not sure how the fire started he heard horns outside and people telling him to get out o
FOX
Jul 8, 2011 6:00am PDT
. kicks are $10 at the door. darts open in just about 9:minutes. claudine wong will be there. she will tell us what makes viewing the launch there so special. this there is another shuttle launch party another that. >>> some of the bay area men that survived that fishing boat accident are back home. but they are devastated because their friends are still missing. >> we are leaving friends behind in the search. we stayed so long because we wanted to see if this was natural conclusions. >> family members and friends of seven missing fishermen got their first call from the coast guard. they were able to ask questions about that search. >> what we want to do is find out what is going to be the final word on a possible dive. is it possible? when it would be possible. >> the coast guard is estimating that sunken boat is about 200 feet under water. they are not saying if a dive will happen. that search will continue at least until saturday. >>> five teenagers now face murder charges in the death of a store owner in fairfield. police sarsed them -- police arrested them yesterday after the
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Jul 15, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. claudine wong talked to prosecutors about his case there. >> reporter: we were not able to take the picture of lugo. at issue, three pictures all showing lugo committing crimes. >> i think public safety is absolutely something that this would -- >> reporter: we first learned about lugo early this month. san francisco police says this surveillance video shows him walking away after stealing a $200,000 picasso drawing. then in jail, lugo made a call to a friend. >> and he said to her, that she is going to be receiving a fedex package with keys to his apartment in it and there's going to be instructions in there. he needs her to remove certain items from his apartment. >> reporter: that call which was monitored turned out to be critical to a new york case where a picasso painting has been stolen. surveillance pictures from that case also matched san francisco photos. all that enough evidence to get a warrant to search lugo's apartment. >> they found various other stolen paintings that they confiscated. >> all the things that were taken were apparently taken in the last 45 days. and that speaks
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Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
of the mcarthur tunnel. that bridge now provides two lanes instead of one and as ktvu's claudine wong reports crews say there has been a lot of progress on doyle drive. >> reporter: this morning drives coming from marin county into san francisco found themselves adjusting to yet another change many their commute. but it's one that they can get used to. highway 1 is now two lanes. the exit, if you are going from golden gate bridge to highway 1, two lanes that will be permanently two lanes forward. the overnight shut down and transition considered just another milestone from the 1 billion doyle drive project that has been underway since 2009 but caltrans says it's time to get rid of a roadway that is outdated and substandard. this weekend's transition is one milestone crews are celebrating another. take a close look at crews. they are working above ground burb they are also down below. because doyle drive is going underground and the floor of the first tunnel just went in. >> it's essentially a pretty deep trench and we're constructing a roof over it as owessed to a more traditional tunnel lik
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Jul 1, 2011 5:00pm PDT
. as ktvu's claudine wong told us, even though the workers showed up, the strike threat is not over. >> we don't know what's going to happen. okay. >> okay, thank you. >> so if you get on the bus you might not be able to get back here. >> we'll find a way. >> that ferry passenger left the terminal by bus. he had no way of knowing that the strike that had just been announced hours earlier was cancelled. union workers were just as confused. >> you don't see any signs up so i guess we're supposed to work. >> you didn't know anything about a strike. >> i haven't heard anything about a strike. >> reporter: despite gates being open and ticket machined unlocked it wasn't until just before 5:30 a.m. that the district made it official. >> they are not going to strike today. and we will be running service. >> both sides blame the other for the confusion but once the word got out, passengers started showing up. >> you look like you're trying to be patient with the whole process. >> yes i am. >> reporter: but all were very happy to throw plan b out the window. >> i was in the car on the way to the cit
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Jul 3, 2011 5:00pm PDT
changed when his chopper went crash to the ground in brentwood early this morning. ktvu's claudine wong with more oned what and the rescue by emergency workers. >> reporter: emergency crews got the call about 6:30 this morning. they raced to this field near sellers and highway 4 on the outskirts of brentwood and found the crop-dusting chopper down. >> when we arrived atscene one helicopter down with one victim still inside. >> reporter: sheriff's department says the pilot had some scary moments when his chopper fell 20 feet to the ground. emergency crews say he was in the process of spraying local fields and say a mechanical failure is to blame for his sudden crash into this corn field. >> we have a lot of corn that is produced out in this area and that is what he was doing. he was spraying the crops -- spraying the corn and turning around and lost control of his vehicle. >> reporter: the pilot was the only person on board and was conscious when he was pulled from the whopper. firefighters say he is well- known in the area and knows this terrain well. >> he is very familiar with the
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Jul 4, 2011 7:00am PDT
be a beautiful day for fire works and parades planned across the bay area on this july 4th. claudine wong joins us live from the newsroom with a peak at some of the celebrations going on today. >> there are lots of events and we have a lot of information on our website but we wanted to talk about a couple right now. let's take you live outside to danville. these are live pictures courtesy of our photojournalist. they are excited. this is a popular parade. you can see those chairs are two and three deep. city officials try to keep that under. we have been chatting with people and some say they wing it but others say they spend the time walking up and down the street or get out there early. lots of people put their chairs out last night. 6:30 p.m. apparently the designated time where every 1 got the green light to do that. >> our chairs are out. >> yeah. >> big crowd, a lot of fun. >> yeah. >> yeah, should be a blast. >> we have lived here over 25 years and our son is 25 and we have been bringing him here since the was three so -- and now we have a granddaughter who is 2. >> i hope to see red, wh
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Jul 24, 2011 7:00am PDT
taking escape, high above it all. in occidental, claudine wong, ktvu news. >> our web journalist also went along for the ride, a special report on the site, just log onto ktvu.com, look under the right now section. >>> the search is on for a gunman this morning after one person was shot outside a northern california target store. >>> plus, an 11-year-old girl listening to her ipod got hit by a stray bullet. what we're now learning about arrests made in the case. >>> hundreds of same-sex marriage are getting married in new york. supporters are wondering what it might mean for california. >>> what the forecast has in store for the new workweek. ♪ ♪ free access to chase atm's wherever you are. that's a step forward. chase customers can avoid atm fees with over 16,000 nationwide. take a step forward and chase what matters. >>> i now pronounce you legally married! ♪ [ music ] >> same-sex marriages are now underway in new york. welcome back to mornings on 2. >> new york is now the largest state in the country where same- sex marriage is legal, and it comes as the fight over propositi
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Jul 29, 2011 7:00am PDT
a new fight over medical marijuana. >>> come. i'm dave clark. >> i'm claudine wong. just within the last hour, the white house announced that the president will give an announcement at 7:20. we have more about this latest setback for house speaker john boehner's debt plan. oosh oar there was a lot of unsort as republicans were short on votes. they today they're meeting at this hour just down stairs house republicans gathering for a closed door meeting. senate democrats down stairs in their on meeting. everybody trying to figure out what the way forward is before that tuesday deadline on the debt limit. we'll have a statement in 20 minutes. a lot of people on the republican side probably not too interested in what he has to say as the finger pointing rolls on. i'd like to say there would be some kind of resolution but at this point in time looks like another late night and long weekend in the house and senate and at the white house as well. >> thank you. >> of course, stay with us for continuing coverage. also, book mark ktvu.com. we are posting the latest developments out of washington u
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Jul 13, 2011 5:00am PDT
neighborhood where mail service was suspended. ktvu's claudine wong is there now to explain why a little dog is blamed for the disruption. claudine. >> reporter: well, dave, this is a dog versus mail carrier incident. i just talked to the owner of that dog and she is not happy this morning. not happy to see us. not happy the story's out here and not happy mail service was suspended in her neighborhood for days. this is where the incident happened apparently last thursday. apparently this was a dog versus carrier. although it's still unclear this morning if the dog actually chased the carrier, was let loose on the carrier or even which dog it was. now the owner of the dog doesn't want her name used. she doesn't want her house shown. she says she's getting harassed by her neighbors and says it's all unwarranted. she says she wasn't home at the time but according to the times herald a postal carrier was chased by a dog. she has two dogs. a chihuahua and a pit bull and different reports over what dog was involved. she says it was the smaller one and surrendered it off all this happened. no one w
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Jul 21, 2011 6:00am PDT
's thursday july 21st. i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. dave and pam are off today. want to start you off with a quick look at your weather and traffic. steve paulson here with that. hi, steve. >>> hello, claudine, mike. good morning. we have a little change today. what change would that be? more in the way of low fog and clouds. for others still warm to hot. yesterday morganhill, livermore, concord, 95. still low 90s but about two to four degrees cooler for some and bigger drop coast and bay with 60s and 70s. now update on traffic with sal. >>> right now northbound 280 traffic looks good up to 880. no major problems there. also the morning commute is looking good if you're on 680 south heading down to the pleasanton area and into fremont. 6:00 let's go back to the desk. >>> well, the space shuttle atlantis is back on earth after a predawn landing in florida this morning. >> landing gear down and locked . main gear touched down. >> looked picture perfect. that four member crew and the second youngest shuttle returned from space just before 3:00 our time. less than a minute after a
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Jul 21, 2011 5:00am PDT
with us. it's thursday july 21st. i'm claudine wong. >>> i'm mike nobody. let's get a look at weather and traffic. first steve paulson. >>> thanks very much. change today compared to yesterday. low 80s and 90s but there's a bigger fog bank by a wide margin going to effect coast and bay temperatures. out of the 80s for many. 60s and 70s there. upper 80s for areas yesterday. cooler pattern unless you're well inland. >>> traffic moving along nicely if you are driving on the east shore freeway westbound good from the bridge to the macarthur maze. also right now traffic looking good on highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade. now let's go back to the desk. >>> and at 5:01 we are on the scene of developing news in fairfield. we want to go back out live to the scene there where you can see a lot of police activity still in that area. the s.w.a.t. standoff now turned into a search. this has all been ongoing since 8:00 last night. it began when a woman called police saying her son attacked her and had a gun. s.w.a.t. quickly surrounded the house and locked down the area attempting to make
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Jul 18, 2011 6:00am PDT
, july 18 it i'm kraig debro. >> and claudine wong. police in richmond are investigating a fatal shooting. a man and woman are dead and the third victim is in critical condition. paul. >> reporter: claudine, police say there is a feud going on in two sections of richmond out here. they believe it may be linked to top sections that happened last night. the first shooting happened around 10:15 in the 400 block of thistle avenue. once on scene they found three people had been shot two had been pronounced dead at the scene. they did say the shooting victims were a man and a woman in their 30s. police took a third victim who is female to the hospital where she is expected to survive. although police have not released any information about a suspect they are investigating this homicide. that shooting happened around 9:45 in the 200 block oviger true avenue. police took a 23-year-old man who was shot to the hospital and he's expected to live. as of right now police do not have any suspects. >> we have some kind of feud going on between north richmond and our central richmond area. we don't know
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am PDT
is under-- underway on capitol hill and leading the charge is dianne feinstein. claudine wong joins us live from the newsroom with what's happening right now. >> in sickness and in meth, until death they do part. >> that was feinstein at the press club in washington. she went on to say "this is not a cause we're going to drop. if we don't succeed this session, we'll try again next session." president obama has also thrown his support behind the bill. let's take a look at the hearing right now. the bill would extend full benefits to married comes nationwide, regardless of their sexual orientation 41 states banned same-sex marriage. six states and the district of columbia recognize it. among those states, new york, who, this weekend, for the first time, will perform same- sex marriage. if you head to the castro this attacked, you may see new york's flag and the plan is to raise it during the same-sex marriage ceremonies. they are apparently still work on some of the logistics to make sure it can all happen but the plan is to have the ceremony saturday and have the flag out all weekend long. b
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Jul 27, 2011 7:00am PDT
'm claudine wong. tori campbell has the day off. it's wednesday, july 27th. >>> it could still be a while before an interstate 880 offram reopens. that's because police are still investigating the accident there. ktvu's paul chambers has been there all morning long and has more on what led up to the crash. >> reporter: good morning, claudine. it's been five and a half hours, as you said. and they are still out here looking at the crash scene. officers are conducting an investigation after a teenaged driver died after a chase with chp. now, officers say around 1:20 this morning, they tried to pull over a 19-year-old man at the intersection of international for driving recklessly and weaving. instead of obeying the chp officers, he sped off, later getting on the 880 northbound. when the driver exited from the freeway at the 29th street offramp, he crashed. officers say he was not wearing his seat belt and he was partially ejected from the car and alcohol may be related. >> it appears to be alcohol- related. we did find open containers inside of the vehicle. our officers also smelled the odo
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Jul 1, 2011 7:00am PDT
a strike. now service was canceled but then the union decided not to go on strike. ktvu's claudine wong is live there. is there still a threat of a strike. >> reporter: the good news is you're okay. very full parking lot at the larkspur ferry. steady stream of people. the ferries are running as normal. the union and the district are still not on the same page. the threat of a strike is still out there. this all has to do with ticket takers whose jobs will be eliminated when the ticket taking booths will be shut down. the union is trying to negotiate. the union said it started because they wanted to send a message that they mean business. >> yeah. we'd like an agreement before next friday. you know, as far as that goes, the strike has got to be for us, the last resort. we don't want to disturb the public and involve them in this. >> reporter: commute thrs were confused. after getting a relief about a possible strike, bottom line is workers showed up for work. as word got out, people started showing up. >> i started driving into the city to go to work. then i turned around and came back.
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Jul 15, 2011 10:00pm PDT
to complete bay area news coverage season days a week now on saturday and sunday with mike mibach and claudine wong, the same dependable coverage every morning at 7 a.m. wake up to complete bay area news coverage seven days a week. >>> dodgers owner frank mccourt is asking to pay less spousal support. he made "to a judge in los angeles today. over the past years he's paid the mortgages of six homes and a condo on top of $2.6 million of temporary spouse l report. in a declaration he said -- spousal report. in a declaration he said i simply cannot afford to support the petitioner's lifestyle any longer. >> mark is here now with sports, winners on the same day, giants and a's. >> i can't even remember the last time. start with the giants, padres aptly names because over the past couple years they have been the giants' daddy, but the pesky dominance of the team may be over just like pablo sandoval's hitting streak at 22, the giants moving it out to a 4 1/2 game lead in the west. hector sanchez joining his team and watches as cody ross hits a solo homer off justin mosley to make it 2-0. tim lincecu
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Jul 20, 2011 5:00am PDT
it's wednesday july 20th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. time now is 5:28 but steve paulson is here today to talk about a little warmup. hi steve. >> hello. we have mostly clear skies. temperatures yesterday did warm up. they will continue that today even with patchy fog at west. 60s and 70s and upper 70s and low 80s. and then 80s and 90s inland. >>> traffic looks good on interstate 880 and interstate 580 if you are trying to get to the bridge. you should be in pretty good shape for the next few minutes. also this morning we are looking at interstate 880 coming in from vallejo to berkeley and down to oakland. that is getting more crowded but still at the speed limit. 5:28 let's go back to the desk. >>> san francisco police chief greg sur is going to hold a community meeting tonight. the chief will try to cool down the growing tensions tied to last saturday's fatal police shooting. kraig debro is live that resulted in dozens of arrests. >> reporter: we spoke with one of the about three dozen protestors that were taken into custody. we asked her why she was taking part
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Jul 4, 2011 5:00am PDT
. it's monday, fourth of july i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong. pam cook has the morning off. it's 5:30. lots of people with outside plans today. steve, barbecues, parades, fire works, all of the above. how is it looking out there in >> it looks hot if you're away from the coast. temperatures 90s to 100 inland. here is sal. >>> steve, right now traffic looks pretty good here on interstate 880 and it should on this fourth of july holiday. just a reminder that public transit systems are mostly on sunday or holiday schedules today. it's likely to stay light all morning long. barring any problems on that bridge. coming up on 5:30 let's go back to dave and cow lope. >>> no the forty of july is off to a violent peer -- knd is live with details including new information that he. >> reporter: in one of these instances only one person died. there are two injuries from that same shooting. we are at the richmond police department head quarters. we are expecting to hear from a spokesperson any minute now. violent span three hours last night. six people are not in or near richmond. three
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Jul 12, 2011 7:00am PDT
morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm claudine wong. tori campbell is off. >>> commuters who ride the bus in marin city are being told to be on the lookout after a series 6 robberies. ktvu's kraig debro is live with how authorities are responding to this increase in violence. >> reporter: good morning. we're actually at the san rafael transit hub, but in talking with people here up eight miles to the south here is not unique at all. it can happen here in san rafael, as it has, over the past now years. i talked to a security guard, a private security guard, i also talked with an official at golden gate transit. i talked with officials. they say they know about the problem. we're at the -- they say they know about the problem at the security hub. over the past few weeks we've seen a lot of robberies down at that very city transit center. there have been four. the first one started on june 26th. there was an armed robbery -- unarm 9 robbery, i should say -- unarmed robbery, i should say. they didn't get away with anything because the victim fought back.
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Jul 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >> i'm claudine wong. >> we'll get to that story in just a bit. first, friends and family members of the woman who's body was found in rockwood are raising a fundraiser this morning. her burned body was discovered on thursday. investigators are following several leads in her death, but so far, no arrests have been made, today's fundraiser begins at 11:00 a.m. at the east lake, ymca in oakland. the money raised will go forward funeral costs and a trust that has been set up for her 1-year-old son. >>> a richmond neighborhood is working to improve its image. residents in the city's iron triangle neighborhood. police say a $5 million redevelopment grant transformed a park and community center into a safe place for residents. >> we came together, and decided to change the dynamic of this park to improve the conditions of this park to make a better place. >> city leaders hope yesterday's event encouraging politicians not to cut funding to much needed redevelopment projects. >>> if you need it, baseball will come to san rafael. the city council tomorrow is going to consider a proposal th
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Jul 21, 2011 7:00am PDT
. they could teach an agreement at the end of the day. training camps do open this weekend. claudine wong has more. >> well, mike, it seems clear that the nfl wants the raiders and the 49ers to share a facility. in fact, most teams confirmed to "the chronicle" that talks are continuing on that issue and they confirm that those discussions began at the urging of the league but the big question is about where that shared facility would be located. the 49ers have put a lot of time and money into the santa clara deal and the team plans to break ground in 1 months. there is a -- in 18 months. the raiders may not want to go. they just announced yesterday that they have a plan to build a stadium right next to the oakland coliseum and sternly not a surprise that oakland city leaders think that spot would be a better spot for a two-team stadium. how is this all linked to the nfl? it comes down to money. in this deal, there's financing for an unidentified or for an identified new stadium around the league. even though this deal doesn't say who will get that money for sure, the bay area is considered a
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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am PDT
bruno neighborhood. he'll tell you why coming up. >>> good morning. welcome back. i'm claudine wong, in for tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. there was chaos on a pleafnlts passengers headed to san francisco from miami -- the reaction from the passengers who finally made it top san francisco early this morning. >> reporter: passengers aboard an american airlines flight arrived here two hours late. when passengers landed here at sfo, they had quite a story to tell. in fact, jonathan and luis baez were aboard that plane. they were taken into authority by miami authorities where the american airlines flight attendant could not wake 27-year-old jonathan baez to fasten his seat belt the land in notified the pilot who redirected the plane. one of the men threatened the pilot and jumped him as he walked behind them to make sure they left the plane. >> they were acting erratic, suspicious, like they were drunk and bothering other passengers, so we left to go to take off and then the pilot brought the plane back. >> then they walked out and were escorted. they were arguing with the captain.
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Jul 31, 2011 7:00am PDT
31. i'm mike mibach. >> good morning, i'm maureen nailer in for claudine wong. >> good morning to you, it is going to be unseasonably cool, that is how we're going to end the month. the gray sky back with us all the way into the valleys. the marine layer even a little thicker this morning. once the low clouds burn off, we may notice high clouds hang overhead for the afternoon. temperatures very similar to what we felt yesterday. in the extended forecast, your workweek ahead, and the first week of august, going to be unseasonably cool. we'll take a look at what you can expect for sunday, and next week coming up. >>> the fate of the two uc graduates held in iran will be decided within a week. their attorney said he and the two americans presented closing arguments in their defense. the judge then said that the court will announce its verdict within the next seven days. he said he is confident that his clients will be released due to time served. they were arrested two years ago, while hiking near the iraq/iran border. iranian authorities accused them of espionage. shore was released in
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